Ashley Judd Gets Her Just Desserts: The Hollywood Hero Award

Ashley,Ellen and Morgan(Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd & Ellen Burstyn/ Photo Credit: Crystal A. Johnson)

USA Today held its Annual Hollywood Hero Award on Tuesday, November 1oth.  The 2009 award recipient was Ashley Judd for her commitment to social causes and charity around the world.  The event was held at Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills.  A-list stars were in abundance including Debra Messing, Magic Johnson, Molly Sims, Morgan Freeman, Ellen Burstyn and many more. 

The Food at the Montage

After working the red carpet it was off to a splendid dinner held prior to the ceremony.   Take a look at what was on the Menu:

First Course

SALAD OF WILD ARUGULA

Strawberries, Marcona Almonds and Organic Parmesan with a Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Entrée

SUSTAINABLE CHILEAN SEA BASS

Fennel, Roasted Peppers and Potato Gratin with Smoked Tomato Broth

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Dessert

SINGLE ESTATE CHOCOLATE LAYERS

Crispy Praline and Malted Milk Latte

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*Molly Sims and Mandy Moore attended the Dinner-GUYS, THEY ARE NOT ON THE MENU!

Molly Sims and Mandy Moore

 article by Crystal A. Johnson